Atalanta advances in CL after beating 10-man Shakhtar 3-0

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Champions League newcomer Atalanta qualified for the knockout stages with a 3-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

Timothy Castagne scored the opener in the 66th minute and Mario Pašalić doubled Atalanta’s tally shortly after Shakhtar defender Dodô was sent off for a slap on Remo Freuler.

Robin Gosens sealed the result in stoppage time.

Atalanta lost its opening three matches in the competition before turning things around and finished second in Group C with seven points. Group winner Manchester City beat Dinamo Zagreb 4-1, which meant Shakthar finished third in the group and will enter the Europa League knockout stage.

Shakhtar, Atalanta and Dinamo all had a chance of finishing second in the
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